The Purchasing Director will be responsible for all elements within the Purchasing Department of the hotel. These responsibilities can include, but are not limited to:
Establish and optimize strong vendor relations between Hyatt Regency Houston and our vendors.
Develops and manages vendor agreement programs that are applied consistently and rigidly to the hotel's vendor base.
Reviews acquisition costs to ensure items purchased are at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source, and urgency of need.
Approves Accounts Payable variance processes for distribution sourced items to ensure correct prices have been invoiced.
Overseeing inventory of products
Creating and processing invoices
Sourcing and ordering products
Ensuring proper food safety guidelines are maintained.
Working with hotel divisions to ensure needs are met.
Supports and implements corporate initiatives.
This role will oversee the other colleagues in the Purchasing Department and Storeroom. Strong communication and supervisory skills
Knowledge in Excel as well as other computer skills
Familiarity with Birchstreet preferred
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
True desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment.
Refined verbal and written communication skills.
Strong business relationship skills.
Minimum of 5 years upper management experience in Purchasing or a related field. Previous Hospitality experience is preferred
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